Smart & Final labels one of their bulk coffee bean as Expresso, but Espresso is both a coffee beverage and a brewing method and is therefore not a specific bean, bean blend, or roast level. Any bean or roasting level can be used to produce authentic espresso. For example, in southern Italy, a darker roast is generally preferred. Farther north, the trend moves toward slightly lighter roasts, while outside Italy a wide range is popular. What it does have is ‘kick’.